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| Issue 57

The reign of the dinosaurs ended in spring

The asteroid that killed the dinosaurs struck Earth during springtime. Scientists have determined this by analyzing the remains of fish that died directly after the impact.

Ages: 14-16, 16-19;
Topics: Biology, Chemistry, Earth science, News from the EIROs
   

| Issue 49

Finding the recipe for life on Earth

Three key factors were required for life to develop on Earth – but which factor came first? Recent research could help settle the debate.

Ages: 11-14, 14-16, 16-19;
Topics: Biology, Chemistry, Earth science
       

| Issue 42

Evolution in action: pathogens

Pathogens that threaten human health are constantly evolving to keep ahead of our defences. But we can now track these changes at the genetic level, even as they are happening.

Ages: <11, 11-14, 14-16, 16-19;
Topics: Biology, Health
             

| Issue 41

How do birds fly? A hands-on demonstration

Dissect a chicken from the supermarket to discover the unusual pulley system that enables birds to fly.

Ages: 11-14, 14-16, 16-19;
Topics: Biology, General science
     

| Issue 39

Life models

Model organisms – yeast, worms, flies and mice – help researchers to probe the secrets of life.

Ages: 16-19;
Topics: Biology